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  • Turkey-Dutch relations shatter after Turkish visits banned

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – The escalating dispute between NATO allies Turkey and the Netherlands hit a new low Sunday, with a Turkish minister escorted ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • VP Mike Pence appeals for complete GOP support for health overhaul

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Trump praises arrest of 'troubled person' who climbed White House fence

    POTOMAC FALLS, Va. – President Donald Trump on Saturday praised the U.S. Secret Service for doing a "fantastic job" apprehending a "troubled person" w ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Now-fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara boasts of 'absolute independence'

    NEW YORK – A Manhattan federal prosecutor who said "absolute independence" was his touchstone for over seven years as he battled public corruption ann ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has ruled for police, and suspects, in crime cases

    WASHINGTON – Judge Neil Gorsuch wasn't convinced that a teenager who made burping sounds in a classroom should be arrested, handcuffed and taken to ju ...
    March 11, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Trump transition knew Michael Flynn might register as foreign agent

    WASHINGTON – Lawyers for retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn told President Donald Trump's transition team that Flynn might need to register with the Justi ...
    March 10, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • U.S. adds robust 235K jobs, making Fed rate hike all but sure

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a healthy pace, making it all but certain that the Federal Reser ...
    March 10, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • South Korea's president formally ousted by court

    SEOUL, South Korea – In a historic, unanimous ruling Friday, South Korea's Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye fro ...
    March 10, 2017 - 1:19 am
  • 'Fat bikes' allow cyclists to conquer winter snow

    PORTLAND, Maine – Gone are the days when cyclists had to put away their bikes for the winter. These days, hard-core riders are staying outdoors year r ...
    March 10, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • U.S. aluminum group files trade complaint against China

    BEIJING – American aluminum producers have filed a complaint accusing Chinese smelters of exporting at improperly low prices in the first case of its ...
    March 10, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Hawaii files lawsuit over Trump's revised travel ban

    HONOLULU – Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Mus ...
    March 9, 2017 - 8:58 am
  • Businesses get pushed out as industrial districts rebuild

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Leaning over the map, Brian Vincent turned to a city official and asked, “Why does it show a park instead of my business?”
    March 8, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Health bill highlights divide between governors, House GOP

    CARSON CITY, Nev. – Republican governors complain that a GOP proposal to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law would force millions ...
    March 8, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • U.S. general says Russia has deployed banned missile

    WASHINGTON – A senior U.S. general on Wednesday accused Russia of deploying a land-based cruise missile in violation of “the spirit and intent” of a n ...
    March 8, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Industry groups oppose GOP health bill, Ryan seeks unity

    WASHINGTON – Pivotal industry and consumer groups mounted intensifying opposition to the Republican health care bill as GOP leaders labored Wednesday ...
    March 8, 2017 - 11:52 pm
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